Fundamental Challenges for Laser Satellite Communications and Quantum Key Distribution

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Abstract

Laser satellite communications provides an attractive application for optical communications. It provides more bandwidth with improved security at potentially a lower cost due to reduced size weight and power (SWAP) and reduced license cost compared to radio frequencies (RF) communications. These advantages have been recognized for years and lead to the successful European data relay service (EDRS) [1]. This service provides the proof that optical communications can be used as a reliable means of satellite communications. In addition, the inherently save quantum key distribution (QKD) technology is demonstrated in a satellite to ground link in [2]...
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2021
EventOptical Wireless Conference - Online, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Duration: 28 Sep 2021 → …
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Conference

ConferenceOptical Wireless Conference
CountryNetherlands
CityEindhoven
Period28/09/21 → …
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